Budget 2018 News
Congress, JD(S) disagree over implementation of new 2018-2019 budget; Kumaraswamy to meet Rahul Gandhi to solve issue
Congress and JD(S) are at loggerheads over the 2018-2019 budget. Congress has said that a supplementary budget would suffice but, JD(S) insists on a new one
Indian Army 'reeling' from fund crunch following poor Budget allocation, says Centre 'dashed our hopes'
The possibility of a two-front war is a 'reality' and the current budget for the army does "little to contribute to this requirement", a top army official told a parliamentary panel, while the vice-chief of the Indian Army said that the latest Budget has 'dashed our hopes'.
The CPM on Tuesday hit out at the TMC for not signing an Opposition memorandum that accused the government of trying to pass the Union Budget without discussions in the Lok Sabha.
'Economic development, military modernisation must go hand-in-hand': Bipin Rawat defends budget allocation for armed forces
India's economic development must go hand-in-hand with modernisation of the armed forces, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday.
The government-insurance partnership will drive the crop and health insurance schemes announced.
The ease of doing business efforts will continue apace because Modi and Jaitley are pragmatic.
Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah’s 'pork-barrel' politics could propel him to victory if BJP doesn't inspire public
Siddaramaiah doesn’t believe that populism should come only just before polls. In fact, he has been in election mode almost ever since he took over as chief minister in 2013.
About 80 percent of India’s citizens have no health insurance cover as a result and our country’s health spend is just around 4 percent of GDP,
With one eye on upcoming Karnataka polls, Siddaramaiah unveils Budget with focus on agriculture, healthcare
Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has clearly taken a leaf out of the Centre's book, even though he accused the BJP-led government of presenting a Union Budget that focused on the upcoming elections
Budget and Beyond: Urban middle class should be educated to understand farmers need to be paid more, says Chidambaram
Chidambaram says the urban middle class should be educated to understand that farmers need to be paid more.
Share of agriculture in Maharashtra state’s GSDP saw an increase from around 7 percent in 2013 to around 12 percent last year.
The proposal of long-term capital gains tax will not have much impact on the National Pension Scheme (NPS), Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) chairman Hemant Contractor has said
West Bengal becomes first state to opt out of 'Modicare'; Mamata Banerjee says state already provides free healthcare
West Bengal has become the first state in the country to opt out of 'Modicare', the central government's ambitious healthcare insurance plan, that was announced in the Union Budget earlier this month
The three public sector general insurance companies will be meeting on 16 February to deliberate on the proposed merger plan, a top official of United India Insurance said
RBI may cut key lending rate by 25 bps in August policy review as inflation in January peaks off: BofAML
BofAML expect RBI MPC to look through the jump in inflation to 5.4 percent in April-June, as it is driven by base effects
Post-Budget, Narendra Modi government chalks out key targets for 2019, aims to capture hinterland votes
The NDA regime is preparing a blueprint to offer people universal access to social and economic services, which is expected to be pitched as big-ticket policy initiative ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's quest for a fresh electoral mandate in early 2019
Narendra Modi in Oman: PM slams 'misgovernance' of previous govt, hails improvement in Ease of Doing Business rating
Narendra Modi, during an address in Oman, reiterated his commitment to 'minimum government, maximum governance' and took jibes at the previous UPA government.
The Budget expectations on indirect tax front were already low-spirited, given the little room to tweak indirect taxes.
The indirect tax proposals made during the 2018 Budget are largely focused on incentivising ‘Make in India’ by making imports comparatively disadvantageous